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Arm swelling and Edematous rash
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    1. Aagenaes syndrome
     A rare inherited birth abnormality involving underdeveloped lymph vessels which results in swollen legs and liver problems....more »
    2. Alcoholism
     Alcoholism is the compulsive urge to drink alcohol despite knowing the negative impact on one's health....more »
    3. Alendronate -- Teratogenic Agent
     Experimental studies on rats and rabbits indicate that the use of Alendronate during pregnancy may cause various harmful effects on the fetus. The likelihood and severity of symptoms may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that...more »
    4. Allergic reaction
     An acute reaction through exposure to a particular allergen...more »
    5. Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
     Bulging and weakness of the aorta in the area of the chest. The condition is life-threatening as death can occur rapidly if the aneurysm bursts....more »
    6. Arm fracture
     Fracture of bones in the arm....more »
    7. Arm injury
     An injury to the arm...more »
    8. Boil
     Infected puseous hair follicle on the skin...more »
    9. C1esterase deficiency
     C1esterase deficiency is a condition characterized by swelling under the skin or mucosal tissue - the skin, respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract may be affected. The condition may be inherited or acquired. Symptoms tend to develop over a few days a...more »
    10. Carbuncle
     Group of multiple boils...more »
    11. Cellulitis
     Inflammation of skin or subcutaneous tissues....more »
    12. Cold antibody hemolytic anemia
     A rare autoimmune condition where the body's defense system attacks and destroys red blood cells. The onset of the condition is triggered by temperatures 30°C or lower....more »
    13. Dermatomyositis
     A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash....more »
    14. Diabetes
     Failing or reduced ability of the body to handle sugars....more »
    15. Eosinophilic fasciitis
     A rare disorder where the skin on the limbs become painfully inflamed and looses it's elasticity....more »
    16. Ewing's sarcoma
     Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant round-cell tumor. It is a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue. The most common areas in which it occurs are the pelvis, the femur, the humerus, and the ribs....more »
    17. Felty Syndrome
     A rare complication of long-term rheumatoid arthritis which involves an enlarged spleen and blood abnormalities....more »
    18. Group A Streptococcal Infections
     "Strep" bacteria responsible for strep throat, impetigo and some other strep conditions....more »
    19. HIV/AIDS
     HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes....more »
    20. Heart failure
     Slow failure of the heart (cardiac insufficiency)....more »
    21. Kidney failure
     Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste...more »
    22. Kwashiorkor
     A malnutrition state that is produced by severe protein deficiency...more »
    23. Lupus
     Autoimmune disease with numerous effects on various organs and linings....more »
    24. Lymphadenitis
     The inflammation of the one or several lymph nodes...more »
    25. Lymphatic Filariasis
     Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system...more »
    26. Mesothelioma, adult malignant
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    27. Mesothelioma, adult malignant -- pleural
     A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibers. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure....more »
    28. Nicotine addiction
     Nicotine addiction is the uncontrollable desire to continue smoking. Smoking products contain nicotine which is a chemical that can lead to addiction if used over a period of time. Cessation causes withdrawal symptoms which can vary in nature and severity...more »
    29. Olanzapine -- Teratogenic Agent
     There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Olanzapine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure...more »
    30. Osteosclerosis -- ichthyosis -- premature ovarian failure
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density, scaly skin and premature menopause....more »
    31. Osteosclerosis with ichthyosis and premature ovarian failure
     A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by increased bone density, scaly skin and premature menopause....more »
    32. Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
     A nerve injury that occurs as a complication of radiation treatment to the upper chest area....more »
    33. Raynaud's phenomenon
     Blood vessel constriction attacks affecting fingers and/or toes....more »
    34. Scleroderma, systemic
     A rare autoimmune connective tissue disease where the body attacks parts of the body and causes scarring and thickness of the tissue. In the systemic form, the skin and organs are involved....more »
    35. Superior vena cava syndrome
     A condition caused by compression or obstruction to the normal circulation of the superior vena cava which carries deoxygenated blood from the body tissues back to the heart....more »
    36. Thoracic outlet syndrome TOS
     A rare disorder involving compression or damage to the nerves and blood vessels that go from the neck to the arms or armpit. It may occur as a birth defect or through some sort of traumato the shoulder area. It can causes symptoms such as arm pain and wea...more »
    37. Vasculitis
     Inflammation of a blood or lymph vessel...more »
    38. Venous Insufficiency
     A condition where the valves in the leg veins are unable to pump blood to the heart which causes blood to pool below the defective valves....more »
    39. Venous Thrombosis
     Formation of a blood clot in a vein. The clot can form in superficial veins and cause few if any symptoms or it can form in the deeper, larger leg veins which can be life-threatening in serious cases. A part of the clot can break off and travel (embolism)...more »

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